What does Kit mean?
Kit /kit/ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Kit) is of Greek and Latin derivation, and the name Kit means "pure; follower of Christ". Kit is a variant form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kit is also a variant of Christina (Latin). Kit is also used as a form of Katherine (Greek) and Kitty.
Kit has 45 more alternative forms via Catherine, Christina, Katherine, Kitty: Caity, Cath, Cati, Cato, Caty, Cay, Cris, Ina▼, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaity, Kari▼, Karin▼, Kas, Kasia, Kass, Kata, Katee, Katey, Katha, Kathi▼, Kathy▼, Kati, Katia, Katie▼, Katka, Katla, Katy▼, Katya, Kay▼, Kaye▼, Kitlyn, Kittee, Kittey, Kitti, Kittie▼, Kris▼, Krista▼, Kristi▼, Kristy▼, Rina, Tina▼, Tine and Tiny.Kreatif forms:
(female) Kite, Kitte, ..
(male) Kite, Kitte, ..
How popular is Kit?
Kit is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3374 out of 4276, Top 79%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#72466 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Kit for girls. Kit was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1628 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular varying forms of Kit rated in the Top 2000 are Katherine (#83 last year), Catherine (#170), Kate (#207), Katie (#280), Christina (#326), Katy (#1300), Tina (#1477), Kathy (#1547), Katia (#1627), Krista (#1761), Kari (#1844), Kris, Kitty, Kittie, Rina, Kristy, Kristi, Tiny, Katya, Katey, Cris, Karin, Kathi, Kati, Kay, Ina, Cate and Kaye. Usage of these relations of Kit was widespread among parents 34 years ago (median #1102) and has become significantly lower since (#1607, ▼81.7%), with forms like Kathi becoming somewhat outmoded.